Toyobo has commercialized the world's first water wash flexo plate, Cosmolight®. Our superior photopolymer technology produces a water-wash plate which is also durable to water-based ink. The CTP (computer-to-plate) technology is to be able to create higher and clearer reproduction of screen dots and letters.
Higher and clearer and reproduction of screen dots and letters.
This revolutionary plate eliminates the need to use toxic, environmentally damaging washout solvents, and allows processing by "Water".
Consistent plate quality due to unnecessary to make a film-negative. Reduction in the personnel cost.
Shorter plate-making time due to the simplification.
|Key Advantages||Main Application|
|Press plate ready within one hour.
Good resistance to solvent ink, water ink
Usable on existing laser machines
Washout in plain tap water with small amount of mild detergent. (Water temperature should be 40℃(104℉))
Eliminates the use of dangerous hydrocarbon and hazardous washout solvents.